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Dec 16, 2012 10:00am EST
complicated tax code in america. that's where you are going to provide the certainty than people need, and that the economy needs. it is not just raising the rates. that is really a straw man. it doesn't solve the problem. we could raise those top two rates to 100% and it would fund the government for 91 days. that does not solve the problem. it is a false promise that suggests by raising the rates will solve the problem. that is a band aid. what we need is the big fix. we need to have the big problems facing america. this is our moment. i believe the american people want to see that. they want to see the republicans and democrats coming together. they want that leadership from the president. >> there were two polls out this week that show the american people want you, your caucus, to start talking to the president more seriously about raising taxes on the upper income earners. you saw the washington post/abc news poll saying they were upset about the way the president was doing things and also people unhappy about the way the discussions are going. you have a majority of the country
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm EST
, t correct and improve certain provisions of the leahy-smith america invents act and title 35, united states. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title. the clerk: h.r. 6621, to correct and improve certain provisions of the leahy-smith america invents act and title 35, united states code. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas. mr. smith: i ask that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on the matter under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. smith: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for such time as he may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. smith: the american envents act, a.i.a., was signed into law in 2011, the first major patent reform bill in 60 years and the most substantial reform of u.s. patent law since the patent act. the leahy-smith a.i.a. establishes the united states patent system as the global standard. over the past year, we have worked diligently to ensure the bill realizes it
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 10:00am EST
the automobiles for america that with out president obama and the bailout of the automobile industry probably would not be in business right now. you have the governor down there institutional right to work policies that are against the interest of 30% of every living person in michigan. this is a nutty stuff. they focus on ticking away women's rights, standing for the most extreme elements of the tea party that got rejected. huge opportunities for the democratic governors in those states to point out and make sure we have governors to are focused on creating jobs, not standing in the way of women's, a minority rights region of women's rights, minority rights and minorityghts rights. >> but we speak about jerry brown. do you expect him to seek reelection? special in pennsylvania -- pennsylvania has a long tradition. >> i think both california and pennsylvania are great opportunities for us. governor brown is doing an extraordinary job. he is making tough fiscal decisions. i was impressed that he was able to win the referendum that gave voters the choice you either pay higher income taxes for
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
is the state that produces the automobiles for america that without president obama and the bailout of the auto industry, probably wouldn't in business right now. you've got to governor down there instituting right to work policies that are against the interests of 30% of every living person in michigan. 30% of the residents in michigan live in a family that is associated with a labor union. instead, they focus on taking away women's rights, standing for the most extreme lmentses of the tea party that got rejected in this last election. my point is this, huge opportunities for democratic governors in those states to point out and make sure that we have governors who are focused on balanced budgets and creating jobs not standing in the way of women rights, minority rights, and all the other areas of social radical right politics that is defined if republican party an republican governors in general. >> let me ask about california. do you expect the governor to seek re-election in 2014? secondly in pennsylvania you are challenged to a republican governor and pennsylvania has a long tradition to h
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 10:00am EST
, in a few years we could increase it. foreign aid is good for the countries and get it, but also america. >> let me ask you about the situation in syria. 40,000 people dead. almost two years into a civil war. no real and insight. the obama administration has a clear policy of avoiding intervention -- real end in sight. the obama administration has a clear policy of avoiding intervention. what do you think should be done more in syria? >> syria is a complex issue. i was the author of the syrian accountability act, which passed both houses of congress and signed by president bush in 2004, slapping sanctions on serbia for the first time ever. -- syria for the first time ever. we knew in 1979 that syria was an acre and a better of the -- abetter of the assad regime. it put sanctions on serbia for doing all these horrendous things, including supporting terrorism, for occupying lebanon, and other things. assad is a bad guy. his father was a bad guy. the assad dictatorship has ruled for 40 years. the have been ruthless in their power. ally in then's main region. i think it would be a blow to ir
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